Learners will complete three in-course projects by applying knowledge and skills including the comprehensive understanding of valuation inputs, methodology, scenario planning, and sensitivity, as well as the analysis of market liquidity and investor preferences.
Learners will combine all knowledge, skills, and tools obtained throughout the Specialization with their experience in the area to complete the final Capstone Project in which they will choose a real transaction or investment project, perform its comprehensive analysis and valuation, and prepare a short presentation to be shared with their peers.
Московский физико-технический институт (Физтех) является одним из ведущих вузов страны и входит в основные рейтинги лучших университетов мира. Институт обладает не только богатой историей – основателями и профессорами института были Нобелевские лауреаты Пётр Капица, Лев Ландау и Николай Семенов – но и большой научно-исследовательской базой.
American Institute of Business and Economics
The American Institute of Business and Economics (AIBEc) offers a wide variety of business courses in finance, accounting, marketing, strategy, HR, business law, economics, general management, business psychology, as well as course projects and the Field study. AIBEc provides for flexibility and customization of programs and schedules.
來自UNDERSTANDING MODERN FINANCE的熱門評論
Very interesting course....there are, very well explained, both the base and advanced concepts of valuing companies....I'll strongly recommend this course....
Good course with a lot of clues where to dig further.\n\nIt makes you understand the mechanics behind many financial decisions.
Excellent course on the basics of finance! Mathematical justification of how banks work was amazing!
I enjoyed the course, but the final test was hard to solve with the material provided in the course.
The pace of the course is great, I gladly will recommend this to others foe quality reference.
this is a very very good course I recommend my friend study this course and coursera
It is very interesting to apply knowledge you got on something more or less real!
How am I gonna get the certificate when I could review others work?!
此课程是 100% 在线学习吗？是否需要现场参加课程？
Any course in the Specialization may be completed within 2-4 weeks.
Therefore, the Specialization (including the Capstone Project) may be comfortably completed in three to four months.
Nothing prevents the more expeditious study process if desired.
What background knowledge is necessary?
The Specialization is designed for those with some experience in the area of finance. Sometimes, we study very advanced issues. But that should not scare off learners with little knowledge of math or economics. The only really important requirements to succeed in learning include logical thinking and the interest in the area.
Indeed, some previous exposure to the most basic financial concepts (profit, cash flow, projects, NPV etc.) helps. By the same token, some background in math would make the progress in the Specialization smoother. But all these ideas are discussed in detail in the Course video lectures and supplementary materials.
Do I need to take the courses in a specific order?
You can take the courses in any order you like.
However, the smoother progress in the Specialzation is ensured by the following recommended order:
1. Capital Markets and Financial Institutions – How to Survive Them
2. Principles of Corporate Finance – A Tale of Value
3. Core Concepts of Accounting – Numbers and People
4. Mergers and Acquisitions – The Relentless Pursuit of Synergy
It is strongly recommended to take the 4th course (M&A) after the first three as it uses a lot of information and tools from them.
Finally, the Capstone Project may be completed only after having successfully completed all four courses.
What will I be able to do upon completing the Specialization?
First of all, you will be well-prepared for faster progress in you career in finance.
You will be able to successfully apply the obtained knowledge, skills and, most of all, understanding to build successful careers in finance, accounting, business planning, strategy, consulting, project management, fin-tech, big data, etc.
You will also be able to take advantage of a wide variety of opportunities offered by capital markets.